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Space Crafts S1 • E6

Everything You Need to Know About the Earth’s Terminator

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Published on Dec 20, 2017

There’s a mysterious line on the face of our planet, separating night from day. Here's what it does.

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Day/Night Terminator
https://sos.noaa.gov/datasets/daynigh...
“The shape of the terminator curve changes with the seasons. This difference is especially noticeable when the terminator curve from an equinox is compared to the terminator curve from a solstice.”

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“Some assume our planet’s changing distance from the sun causes the change in the seasons. That’s logical, but not the case, for Earth.”

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“A satellite in a circular geosynchronous orbit directly over the equator (eccentricity and inclination at zero) will have a geostationary orbit that does not move at all relative to the ground. It is always directly over the same place on the Earth’s surface.”

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